How to Successfully Negotiate Benefits During the Hiring Process

By: Rob Porter, FirstHand/Vault, Published May 23 2024

When reaching the offer negotiation stage, some applicants/candidates may not realize that benefits could also be negotiated in addition to salary depending on the position and/or benefit! This can be helpful for …

By David Cota-Buckhout
David Cota-Buckhout Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Career Support
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Resume Dos and Don’ts for Ph.D.s

By: Jennifer S Furlong & Stacy M Hartman

In this article, check out tips and strategies for navigating the creation and maintenance of a resume as a PhD student & graduate for the internship and/or job search process in industry …

By David Cota-Buckhout
David Cota-Buckhout Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Career Support
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7 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer in Any Data Science Interview

by Nikki Carter
The Muse

Nervous about your upcoming data scientist interview? Get insights about preparing and acing the interview in this article.

By Christina Pero
Christina Pero Employer and Alumni Experiences Manager
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5 Rules for Writing a Software Engineer Resume That Will Get You Hired (Plus Example)

by Jaclyn Westlake
The Muse

Do you want to secure a job as a software engineer? Read here for resume tips that will get you hired!

By Christina Pero
Christina Pero Employer and Alumni Experiences Manager
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Education Abroad Story Slam!

Upcoming Event:

This Thursday (February 29th) at 7pm, the Center for Education Abroad is hosting a Story Slam!

The theme of the night is: GLOBAL STORIES. Share your own story or attend as an audience member to hear global narratives …

By Daniel Greninger
Daniel Greninger Career Advisor
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What Is HackerRank?

HackerRank is a programming practice platform that provides competitive challenges and tests for learning skills and preparing for technology careers. Many major employers, like Google and Meta, use HackerRank or similar platforms to assess the coding skills of potential candidates. …

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What Is LeetCode?

LeetCode is a coding and programming interview practice tool that helps beginners and professionals prepare for careers in technology. Some major companies rely on LeetCode or similar platforms to test applicants’ coding skills. However, students and professionals also use the …

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How to Create a Virtual Interview Cheat Sheet

How to Create a Virtual Interview Cheat Sheet

By: Rob Porter, 12/27/2023

So you have an internship or job interview coming up, and it’s on Zoom – how do you prepare and make sure you have everything you need for …

By David Cota-Buckhout
David Cota-Buckhout Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Career Support
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How to Increase Your Networking Email Response Rate

For many people, networking can be harder than interviewing. You might not know whom to reach out to, how to reach out, or why people aren’t responding to your networking emails and requests. This can be very disheartening, especially when …

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Who Reads Your Job Application Materials?

Who Reads Your Job Application Materials?

By: Robert Pearson

For PhDs and postdocs having a diverse array of career options available, it can be difficult to understand how to prepare for job applications. Read this article by Robert Pearson who …

By David Cota-Buckhout
David Cota-Buckhout Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Career Support
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